Solar assessment checklist

A checklist for homeowners on the suitability of their site for solar panels, and how to get the best out of the set-up.

Development of renewables framework for decision-making

Mandy Armstrong, Verney Ryan. This report analyses appropriate local renewable energy solutions for New Zealand houses and neighbourhoods. It sets out a framework for decision making to enable the process […]

Solar water heating in the Waitakere and Rotorua NOW Homes and in three Papakowhai Renovation homes

Andrew Pollard. This report describes and examines the performance of the solar water heating (SWH) systems used in the Waitakere NOW Home, the Rotorua NOW Home and three of the […]

Matching renewable technology to local resources at household and neighbourhood level

Mandy Armstrong, Verney Ryan. This report provides a repository for information to inform consumers about undertaking a site assessment in relation to the potential for electricity generation at their site […]

Renewable energy opportunities in the New Zealand residential built environment

Chris Kane. This report provides a high-level view of low and renewable energy technologies in New Zealand, the level of uptake, who is involved in the market, and the potential […]